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Certified Medical Assistant - Urgent Care Harrodsburg Rd

Company: BHMG Baptist Health Medical Group Inc.
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.Job Description:The Certified Medical Assistant assists in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician/provider. Areas of clinical practice include patients of all ages in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and most Specialty Practices.Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.1.Assists in the efficient flow of patients from the waiting room through their medical visit.2.Effectively captures data needed to facilitate the physician's/provider's ability to efficiently evaluate patients, including but not limited to; vital signs, past medical, social and family history, health maintenance and the patient's current medication and pharmacy used.3.Prepares in advance for the clinic to run smoothly by checking the physician's/provider's schedule and the patient record to make sure all documents are available for the physician/provider's viewing.4.Educates patients regarding diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition, and maintenance of health and wellness.5.Able to perform phlebotomy. 6.Performs EKG's, PFT's spirometry, nebulizer treatments and ear irrigations, and other procedures appropriate to level of training and within the scope of the certification of this position.7.Performs in-office lab testing such as glucose testing, strep screens, pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and HgA1c as directed by the physician/provider.8.Performs sterilization on instruments used for minor procedures/surgeries according to the CDC recommended guidelines.9.Cleans and stocks rooms; helps monitor supplies as needed.10.Effectively interacts with referral sources and other healthcare providers in a customer-focused manner.11.Maintains patient confidentiality and corporate compliance guidelines and integrity.12.Performs patient phone triage and communicates needs to physicians.13.Maintains HIPAA/OSHA compliance.Minimum Education, Experience, Training, and Licensures/Certifications/Registrations Required:High School Diploma or equivalent2 years of Medical Assisting Experience preferredBasic Life Support (may obtain within 90 days of hire)Working ConditionsRegularly exposed to blood, body tissues, or fluids. Frequently exposed to electrical hazards. Frequently exposed to electro-magnetic radiation as in computer monitors Occasionally exposed to toxins, cytotoxins, or poisonous substances.If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable lawBaptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: BHMG Baptist Health Medical Group Inc., Lexington , Certified Medical Assistant - Urgent Care Harrodsburg Rd, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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